Happy New Year from sunny Jacksonville, Florida where I'm currently employed at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining playing Buddy in Come Blow Your Horn. It's a gem of a comedy by Neil Simon and happens to be the first one he ever wrote, about two brothers desperately trying to escape the overbearing thumb of their … Continue reading I Tell ya Chum, it’s Time to Come… Blow Your Horn
A Tempest is A-Brewin’!
This summer I've been back in Maine at the Heartwood Regional Theater Company, rehearsing Shakespeare's The Tempest. We open this Friday! I get to play King Alonso of Naples of Milan, who with his nobleman, must battle storms, harpies and lingering melancholy while they search for Ferdinand - the young heir to the throne. Little does Alonso … Continue reading A Tempest is A-Brewin’!
Happy Opening to the cast and crew of Clybourne Park at Yellow Tree Theatre! This was an opportunity that came my way last summer in the midst of moving to Minneapolis and in the thick of Fringe and The Matchmaker (where I first worked with the wondrous Craig Johnson and Dan Hopman). I remember feeling … Continue reading Clybourne Park
Expedition: TERRA NOVA
Adventure play opening in January. See you there!
Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice
Opening next month is a play I've been rehearsing for some weeks now called Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Many of us know this avant-garde adaptation of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and rightly so. It is full on poetry-in-motion in the writing, characters and visuals called for. With that, you can also see why … Continue reading Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice
Sweet Home Chicago… (Avenue Project)
Friends, I am so thrilled to let you know that next week I am acting in the world premiere play, John and Shawn's Summer Vacation, by emerging playwright Lamonte at the Pillsbury House Theatre here in Minneapolis. You mean you haven't heard of this play? Or of Lamonte? Well, you will. It may be twenty years … Continue reading Sweet Home Chicago… (Avenue Project)
Wait Until Dark? But I Want It Now!
This Friday I am opening a production of Wait Until Dark at DalekoArts in New Prague, Minnesota. It's a charming little theatre nestled in between brick facades on main street that just begs for you to take a peek inside. And what will you find in there? Well, right now I whole lot of lighting instruments, building material, … Continue reading Wait Until Dark? But I Want It Now!
Press Release: Mary’s Wedding
From the Fillmore County Journal by News Team Saturday, March 7th, 2015 LANESBORO, MINN. —The Commonweal Theatre Company proudly presents the capstone production of the 2014 Apprentice Company, Mary’s Wedding playing March 19 through March 29. From Canadian playwright Stephen Massicotte, Mary’s Wedding tells the story of a young couple named Charlie and Mary who are … Continue reading Press Release: Mary’s Wedding
Press Release: Almost, Maine
“It’s love, but not quite…” The play, “Almost, Maine”, will be presented by the Lanesboro Community Theater Feb. 27-March 8. It’s a sweet look into the lives of the residents of a small, mythical town in Maine called “Almost”. The play is full of laughs and heart. Each of the nine scenes happen at the … Continue reading Press Release: Almost, Maine
The Wealhouse Night of 10 Minute Plays
Saturday January 24th, the Commonweal Theatre will be presenting an evening of original ten minute plays written, directed, and acted by the in-house talent of the company. The idea was born out of the desire to flex other artistic muscles that we don't necessarily get to work on as much as others. Hence the night, … Continue reading The Wealhouse Night of 10 Minute Plays